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Clubs, Meetings & Events
Entrepreneurs Festival: Over 1,000 members of the NYU startup community come together to connect, collaborate, and celebrate entrepreneurs across the University. Grow your startup knowledge and make lasting connections.
NYU Alumni Entrepreneurship Network: The NYU Alumni Entrepreneurship Network is a community for NYU alumni interested in startups and entrepreneurship.
Special Interest Alumni Networks and Clubs in NYC: Sign up to hear about upcoming alumni club events where you can meet, network, and share experiences with like-minded alumni.
Berkley Innovation Lab Office Hours: The W.R. Berkley Innovation Lab can help you develop strategies and determine next steps for moving your concept forward.
Urban Future Lab: Programs include ACRE, a business incubation program for pre-seed to series A startups, PowerBridgeNY, a proof-of-concept center commercializing research from local universities, and Clean Start, an advanced diploma from NYU for people seeking a transition into the cleantech sector.
Digital Future Lab: This is a 12-24 month program for early stage companies in digital media, augmented and virtual reality, video, and cloud computing.
Data Future Lab: This is a 12-24 month program for early stage companies using artificial intelligence, machine learning, or building intelligent agents, or data/AI for industry ventures.
Monarq: The First Funding Focused Incubator Curated for Gender Diverse Founding Teams in NYC
Workspace & Accelerators
StartED: The Accelerator provides up to $170,000 in funding and mentorship. The Incubator is a year-round community for edtech entrepreneurs, faculty and students at NYU.
StartAD: Anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, startAD supports the entrepreneurship ecosystem through education initiatives and the creation of startups.
Y Combinator: Twice a year YCombinator invests $120K in a large number of startups (recently 105). The startups move to Silicon Valley for 3 months, during which YC works intensively to get them into the best possible shape to refine their pitch to investors.
WeWork: WeWork provides shared workspace, community, and services for entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups and small businesses.
1776: Located on the Brooklyn waterfront, 1776 Members become part of a vibrant community of mission-driven innovators and benefit from workshops, mentors and workspace.
ERA: Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) combines seed capital, hands-on help and a co-working location with an expert team to positively impact the trajectory of early-stage startups. ERA runs two, four-month programs per year.
500Startups: The 500Startups 4-month seed programs provides participants with mentorship, hands-on sessions with startup experts, and a shared office space with other founders.
Expa: Expa works with proven founders to develop and launch new companies. After 10 years designing and building consumer services, the Expa team has identified many techniques that help create successful companies.
TechStars: Raise startup funding and gain critical insight to help launch your business through the startup accelerator and development program at Techstars
R/GA Accelerator: The R/GA Accelerator is designed for startups developing connected hardware products and software services with the goal of helping them to build businesses and brands that can scale. It is a three-month, immersive, mentor-driven program.
XRC Labs: XRC Labs is an innovation accelerator for the next generation of disruptors in the retail and consumer goods sectors.
UrbanX: URBAN-X guides founders in design, manufacturing, engineering, marketing, community building and branding. Urban-X connects startups with the leading community of founders, investors, companies and city officials.
 Game Innovation Lab: The Game Innovation Lab brings together faculty and students from NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering  doing research focused on games as an innovation challenge. The Lab’s emphasis is on the technical/engineering/science side of games and simulations. 
Programs & Competitions
$300K Entrepreneurs Challenge: The $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge comprises three individual competitions, whose winners will share a total of $300K in cash and startup services.
Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program: VET was designed for U.S. military veterans and spouses who want to transition into entrepreneurship after completing their service. Through the program’s business and technology training, participants are given the tools to turn aspirations into career opportunities and new ventures. Graduates will earn a VET Certificate from the NYU Future Labs and Bunker Labs New York.
Mission: Appossible: NYU students, alumni, faculty with a great idea for an innovative mobile app are invited to compete. The winning team will receive $10,000 in cash or have its app fully developed by Messapps.